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Uvulitis is an inflammation of the uvula, the small tongue-shaped piece of tissue that hangs from the top of the back part of the mouth.
See also:Update Date: 7/25/2007 Updated by: James L. Demetroulakos, M.D., F.A.C.S., Department of Otolaryngology, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA. Clinical Instructor in Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.